AUSTRALIA - "The image you have just seen isn't from Guantanamo bay or Abu Ghraib, but Australia in 2015. A boy, hooded, shackled, strapped to a chair and left alone. It is barbaric. This is juvenile justice in the Northern Territory, a system that punishes troubled children instead of … [Read more...] about Australia: “One of the Darkest Moments in Recent History”
This Tuesday a federal judge gave the Obama administration until December 12 to explain the withholding of more than 2,000 graphic photographs showing the US military torturing detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan. Judge Alvin Hellerstein, who’ve seen the photos behind closed doors this august, have … [Read more...] about Obama Administration to Justify withholding Torture Photos.
"In North Korea, the words 'human rights' do not exist.” - The heart wrenching words of escapee Kim Song-Ju. [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f only that were the extent of injustice—the absence of words. But it’s the reality behind the truncated vocabulary that’s truly unspeakable. The dictatorship … [Read more...] about The Future of North Korea Part 1: Will History Repeat Itself?
"The LDO is under the statutory duty to monitor whether Norwegian law and administrative practices are in accordance with Norway’s obligations pursuant to the United Nations International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination" Please visit the page "Norwegian Police … [Read more...] about “Not Arrested” – Norwegian Ombud investigates Oslo Police District on UN Racial Discrimination Convention Grounds
Looking at the video recording of the assault there is little doubt that the actions of the two police officers meet the prima facie requirements of the definition of the crime of torture. [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he assault with intent to grievous bodily harm case against former SAPS warrant … [Read more...] about Will we ever see police officers prosecuted for torture?